Draft Performance Management System of ICASA Councillors; Implementation of Broadcast Digital Migration policy
4 Feb 2020
Mr W Madisha (COPE) said he was happy about the progress made thus far. However, he questioned whether there were adequate plans in place to unlock more opportunities for South African small businesses. More importantly, he stressed the point of job creation, particularly job creation and employment for South Africans ...
SITA action plan to respond to matters raised by Auditor-General; Department of Communications & Digital Technologies on Performance Agreements of Councillors of ICASA
26 Nov 2019
Mr W Madisha (COPE) thanked SITA and commended the Agency’s progress over the last few years, most notably in FY2018/19. Despite this, there were still some identified problems such as the inadequate business accruals and low cash levels. The lack of SLAs perpetuated these problems.
ICASA, Sentech, SITA, Broadband Infranco, USAASA, USAF, SAPO, ZADNA, NEMISA, FPB & SABC 2018/19 Annual Reports
15 Oct 2019
Mr W Madisha (COPE) agreed with his colleagues and welcomed the targeted achievements, including financial stability and growth. Upon conclusion of Sentech’s presentation, it had been mentioned that there were “growing concerns”. These needed to be explained. What were they?
SIU on SABC investigations; ICASA Quarter 1 performance
10 Sep 2019
Mr W Madisha (COPE) stated that the report was comprehensive and welcomed the steps taken thus far. He said the NPA had been continually invited to the Committee to give a progress report. Despite the multiple invitations they had not come. The Committee needed to once again communicate to the ...
Department & entities Quarter 1 performance
3 Sep 2019
Mr W Madisha (COPE) said he welcomed the Minister’s acceptance that problem areas had been uncovered at the SABC in Corporate Services and that these areas would be dealt with. He proposed that the Committee be given a report on the areas that had been fixed. He was worried ...
Department on state of the reconfiguration
27 Aug 2019
Mr W Madisha (COPE) said the bringing together of the two departments is positive. Where there is a problem is in the multiplicity of staff in merging the two departments. Although the Minister and DG spoke about the upskilling and retraining of staff, if there are 10 Acting DDGs in ...
Departments of Communications, and Telecommunications and Postal Services 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
3 Jul 2019
Mr W Madisha (COPE) said that the merger was indeed important and these two departments should not have been separated to begin with. A clear programme of action on the reconfiguration of the departments has not been presented. What is the programme of action that will be followed for reconfiguration?
SABC Board on implementation of section 189 of Labour Relations Act
13 Nov 2018
Mr W Madisha (COPE) said everyone knew about the financial crisis faced by the SABC, but the Members should move from repeating the problems and start focusing on what needed to be done. He believed that the officials had thoroughly studied the problem and had tried to come up with ...
2018 Jobs Summit Report: Ministry of Labour briefing; 5th Parliament Legacy Reports (2014 - 2019): Content Advisor briefing
7 Nov 2018
Mr W Madisha (COPE) observed that after going through the document, his conclusion was that a lot of things that were meant to have been done had not been yet achieved. Emphasis had been made on the need for people to get access to all the basic services such as ...
Fourth Industrial Revolution impact on Labour; Labour Centres & SEE projects; High Level Panel recommendations
31 Oct 2018
Mr W Madisha (COPE) said that what has been reported is no secret. DoL should be saying what the Committee and government are supposed to be doing. The Members have to be given the information. The Committee has not been given direction as to what to do to facilitate employment ...